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Fire training captain works 40 hours, but gets paid for 56

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District has approved an agreement to allow a firefighter to work 40 hours a...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 14, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 25 comments | 2937 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Playground closure in Portola Valley

Announcement from the town of Portola Valley: Posted Date: 3/19/2010 The playground at the Town Center will be temporarily...

Original post made by Poster on Mar. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2937 Views

WOODSIDE

Services set for Joan Sellman, former Almanac staffer

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, at Woodside Village Church for Joan Sellman, a resident of Woodside for...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Lorraine Bailin, on Jan 22, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 7 comments | 2937 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district goes back to drawing board

Faced with lukewarm support by residents for a possible parcel tax and new information showing a significantly higher-than-expected...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 8, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 2936 Views

AROUND TOWN

District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe "That's made up."

This is his official response to reports from SamTrans Whistleblower victims that they were told by Kevin Raffaelli that...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 21, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 18 comments | 2936 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman on bike killed by big-rig near Portola Valley

A woman riding a bicycle was struck and killed by a big-rig near Portola Valley this afternoon, a California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Karole, on Nov 5, 2010 at 5:22 pm | 14 comments | 2935 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo College runs wild in win over La Verne

Now that its offense seems in sync, the No. 25 Menlo College football team may want to rethink its upcoming scheduled bye....

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 25, 2012 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 2935 Views

AROUND TOWN

Festivities for the Fourth

Local communities will celebrate the Fourth of July with old-fashioned family activities, ranging from a pig scramble at...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by MomOf2, on Jul 2, 2013 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 2935 Views

ATHERTON

$Half Million in Town Funds Spent on Library in the Park

Is it true that $480,000.00 plus of Library reserves were spent on the Library in Park studies before the voters voted it...

Original post made by Library Funds Lost on Jan. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2935 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: $40,000 in unauthorized charges

When a resident of Westridge Drive in Portola Valley was out of the country on a two-week vacation, someone ran up $40,000...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by David, on Oct 12, 2011 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 2935 Views

MENLO PARK

Thanks to a Good Samaritan biker

Thanks you to Eric, of Menlo Park, for stopping and helping me,a new bicyclist on Portola Valley Road Tuesday night 8/28...

Original post made by Eileen O\'Rourke on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Also from Menlo Park, on Aug 29, 2012 at 6:13 pm | 3 comments | 2934 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Some changes to Town Square

As I'm sure Town Square readers and posters have noticed, we recently added a feature allowing users to report comments that...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Brielle Johnck, on Mar 15, 2009 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 2934 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Part of foreclosure plan in jeopardy

Menlo Park's City Council will review tonight three plans aimed at dealing with the foreclosure crisis in the Belle Haven...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by , on May 20, 2009 at 4:03 am | 1 comment | 2934 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Romney leads in local March fundraising

Donors in March contributed $163,100 to presidential campaigns from ZIP codes in the Almanac's circulation area. Mitt Romney's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Matt, on May 3, 2012 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 2934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Hazardous materials spill in Menlo Park

Firefighters spent more than two hours Wednesday night dealing with a spill of hydrochloric acid and sodium hydroxide at...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by rudy caparros, on Dec 20, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 2934 Views

MENLO PARK

Six candidates welcome fire district challenges

Labor talks are stalled, firefighters are working without a contract, morale is low, and financial concerns are causing capital...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:40 am | 35 comments | 2933 Views

MENLO PARK

Parking changes coming to Menlo Park

The New Year will herald new parking rules for Menlo Park. The City Council voted 4-1 to test a plan that changes the configuration...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Sep 3, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 19 comments | 2933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest directors plan to sue Sequoia district

A court battle appears likely if, as expected, the directors of Everest Public High School, a new charter school that plans...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Libertarian, on May 8, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 2933 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Boys Varsity Lacrosse

It was a heartbreaker final game as Menlo-Atherton fell to Mountain View 7-8. The Spartans led 4-2 at the half and the...

Original post made by Wendy Rohn on May. 6, 2010
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ATHERTON

Jerry Rice sues over Atherton home sale

Retired San Francisco 49er Jerry Rice and wife Jacqueline filed a lawsuit Nov. 18 over the failed sale of their $13.9 million...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by I know, on Dec 18, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 4 comments | 2933 Views
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